Programme

Please note that the programme is subject to change.

The event will start with a welcome registration on Sunday 22 May overlooking the Loch on the balcony of the Media Centre. This will be followed by dinner at 19:00 in the main campus cafeteria. The main conference sessions will start at 08:40 on Monday 23 May in the Talla Dhonaidh Chaimbeul Lecture Room and close at 10:30 on Thursday 26 May

Sunday 22 May Monday 23 May
Tuesday 24 May Wednesday 25 May
Thursday 26 May Poster Programme

Wednesday 25 May

08:00           

Refreshments / Breakfast 
Dining room

08:40

(Invited) Key plasma issues for fusion 
Steve Cowley, Culham Fusion for Fusion Energy, UK
Talla Dhonaidh Chaimbeul

09:20

Modelling of plasma turbulence and detachment in the tokamak divertor with BOUT++
Jarrod Leddy, University of York, UK

09:40

Evolution of the pedestal during the ELM cycle in JET-ILW plasmas: Comparisons with the EPED model
Amelia Lunniss, University of York, UK

10:00

Finite banana width effect on NTM threshold physics
Koki Imada, University of York, UK

10:20

Update from breakout and recap

10:30

Refreshments
Dining room

11:00

(Invited) Applied electrostatics and low temperature plasma process for gas cleaning
Akira Mizuno, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan

11:40

Inhomogeneous cloud coverage via the Coulomb explosion of dust in substellar atmospheres
Craig Stark, University of Abertay Dundee, UK

12:00 

In-situ characterization of the dynamics of a growing dust particle cloud in a direct-current argon glow discharge
Lenaic Couedel, CNRS, France

12:20

Freak waves in negative-ion plasmas: an experiment revisited
Ioannis Kourakis, Queen's University Belfast, UK

12:40

Plasma Physics Group AGM

13:00

Lunch
Dining Hall

14:20

(Invited) Micro-discharges in acqueous media: the case of plasma electrolytic oxidation
Alex Nominé, Open University, UK

15:00

Plasma-controlled solvated electron colloidal chemistry for high quality nanomaterials synthesis
Paul Maguire, Ulster University, UK

15:20 

Bridging the gap between global and full fluid models: A rapid semi-analytical model for spatially resolved descriptions of electronegative plasmas
Andrew Hurlbatt, University of York, UK

15:40

Refreshments

16:30

(Invited) Generating neutral beams for advanced plasma etching
Mark Bowden, University of Liverpool, UK

17:10

Pseudospark discharge plasma sourced electron beam for millimeter-wave generation
Junping Zhao, University of Strathclyde, UK

17:30

Breakout and recap

19:00

Conference Dinner

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline extended:
    22 February 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    25 April 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    4 May 2016

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